example of color wash painting technique with blue milk paint showing the texture of the wood grain beneath
Photo: Laura Moss
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Decorative Paint Ideas: Color Wash

Roll or brush on milk paint right out of the can. It has a mottled, semitransparent finish because of its mix of pigments, lime, and dairy protein.

See How to Paint a Color Wash for more information.

Federal Blue, about $46 per gallon; The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co
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